Kim Felton had her first child in law school, then figured out how to be a lawyer and build an online Immigration practice, using technology as much as possible.
In this episode, she shares her challenges and how she met them using exceptional wile and grit, and by discovering how best to leverage the power of technology.
- Innovation Litigation (Kim’s website)
- Onward Immigration (Kim’s other website)
- A Better Way: How Motherhood Changed My Perspective Of The Legal Field & What I’m Doing To Change It (Kim’s article about how “resourcefulness under pressure” led to her starting a virtual law firm that was both successful and enjoyable)
- Boundless Immigration Law website
- LawClerk Legal (virtual freelance help from other lawyers)
- Outsourced Legal Work (episode 69 of the podcast, with Kristin Tyler)
- Subscription Outsourcing of Legal Work (episode 136 of the podcast, with Kristin Tyler)
- Zapier (cloud automation service)
- Asana (online project management service)
- Trello (kanban project management tool)
- Basecamp (popular project management service)
- Click up (project management service Kim tried and still uses)
- Lawcus (law-specific project management service Kim tried)
- Time Blindness – people with ADD who lack the ability to track the passing of time
- Client-Centered Law Firm, by Jack Newton
- Madman, Architect, Carpenter, Judge – (writing process explained by Bryan Garner)
- Point Made#: How to Write Like the Nation’s Top Advocates, by Ross Guberman (excellent book on legal writing)
- Ross Guberman (another writing instructor)
- Client Rock (enables online consultations to be booked, generate, send, and e-sign fee agreements, and get paid using a LawPay account.)
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